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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Airborne 07.25.14: Global Flight Tragedy, Blue Angel Update, GA's Next Big Thing

Also: Eve Of Oshkosh, WomenVenture, Garmin Flight Stream, AEA Pilot's Guide

The father-son duo of Babar Suleman and 17-year-old Haris Suleman of Plainfield Indiana had planned their trip around the world in 30 days in a Beechcraft model 36 Bonanza to be an adventure of a lifetime, and to raise funds to support schools in Pakistan. Having completed the largest portion of their eastbound around the world journey, they were on a flight leg from the American Samoa Islands headed for the Hawaiian Islands. However, it is reported that shortly after takeoff from Pago Pago International Airport, their aircraft went down at sea. After a reorganization at the command level of the Navy’s Blue Angels Demonstration Flight Team, the new team members for 2015 have been announced. This is the first time a woman pilot has been assigned to the team. According to aviation consultant Brian Foley, the next advancement in general aviation technology will come fr

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

AOPA Exits EFB Market

Apps Will Transition To Seattle Avionics

AOPA is exiting the electronic flight bag (EFB) market, and the association’s existing products, the FlyQ EFB iPad application and related FlyQ Pocket smartphone application, will transition to Seattle Avionics.

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

OSH2013, Day Five, Revisited: FAA Cert Progress, Piper and 93 UL, MGL EFIS

Also: BRS for RV7/9, Great Lakes!, Sinus FLEX, Jack Pelton Intvw-Part 5

The FAA said in a statement posted on its website Thursday afternoon that it would be streamlining the aircraft certification and approval processes to keep pace with technological advancements in aviation products and to help the United States maintain global competitiveness. Piper has had the Archer that if flew from Florida to Oshkosh on 93 U-L automobile gasoline on display here at Oshkosh this week. Piper completed flight tests of the Archer powered by 93 octane premium unleaded automotive gasoline in July. Experimental and other non-certified airplanes don’t have to go without modern glass panels, and there are lots of them on display here at AirVenture. One that stands out is the MGL iEFIS Challenger Touchscreen with a 10-point-4-inch display. The talk at Pipistrel at AirVenture this week is about the new Sinus FLEX. Ballistic Recovery Systems … or BRS &he

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Judge Dismisses Bizarre Patent Lawsuit Against AOPA

Ruled That SD Holdings LLC Did Not Have Personal Jurisdiction To Bring The Suit

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). District Judge Marco Hernández dismissed the lawsuit, brought by SD Holdings, LLC, on July 22 for lack of personal jurisdiction.

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Advanced Flight Systems Announces New Quick Panel System

Initial Pre-Built Panels For RV-7s

Advanced Flight Systems (AFS) announces the Quick Panel System, a line of complete pre-built avionics panels. Starting with the RV-7, and with the choice of VFR or IFR avionics, installing an aircraft’s modern avionics and electrical system is no longer a time consuming, complicated and frustrating experience.

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

ANN's 'Who's Who' At Oshkosh: Tom Patton

Introducing Staff, Stringers, Videographers, And People Who Make It All Work

Anyone who's ever been to Oshkosh knows that there are hundreds of events and activities as well as tens of thousands of people that descend (some quite literally) on Wittman Regional Airport in mid-summer. While we have a very hard-working and dedicated staff, ANN could not provide you with the extensive information we do without the help of some equally ... some might say more ... dedicated volunteers who give a week of their time to make sure you have the best possible coverage of the show.

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

HeliSAS Stabilization & Autopilot System Available For R44 Helicopters

Genesys Aerosystems Now Taking Orders For Retrofit Installations In Raven Series

Genesys Aerosystems' HeliSAS Helicopter Stability Augmentation System and Autopilot is now available for ordering for retrofit installation in Robinson R44 series helicopters.

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Pilatus To Roll Out PC-24 On August 1

It Won't Be At Oshkosh ... But It'll Be A Big Deal

An historic moment for Pilatus Aircraft Ltd and a milestone in Swiss economic history is coming up in just a few days. The company is getting set to roll out the PC-24, the very first business jet to be "made in Switzerland".

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

First Two Australian F-35s Roll Off The Line

Aircraft To Undergo Additional Testing Before Being Delivered Later This Year

A ceremony was held Thursday at Lockheed Martin marking the official roll out of the first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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Sat, Jul 26, 2014

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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